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Cloud Storage vs. USB Drives, Portable USB Flash Drive Data Storage Premium USB Blog

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Cloud Storage vs. USB Drives, Portable USB Flash Drive Data Storage Premium USB Blog. I was thinking today how often I have been reading that people are using things like DropBox/Mozy/Google documents more than USB/external hard drives. This gives you some good pros/cons why you might choose one over the other.

The 50 Most Important Handheld Devices of All Time – Page 2 Maximum PC – StumbleUpon

The 50 Most Important Handheld Devices of All Time – Page 2 Maximum PC – StumbleUpon. Interesting list. Some surprising historical devices here.

How to Prevent the Garmin 800 with an SD Card locking up when connecting to your Mac (via wellmt)

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I rarely see Mac users who have Garmin units. People seem to prefer having one device rather than multiple.

My Edge 800 computer kept locking up when I connected it to the Mac. Not only did the unit lock-up but the Mac hung up as well, until the USB cable was pulled from the Garmin unit. Not a good thing to do.  I discovered that the unit worked fine if no SD-Card was inserted. After a bit of digging I’ve found this great post and the culprit…Spotlight!  Basically the Mac tries to search, build indexes and generally do all kinds of stuff to any media … Read More

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Gawkers Traffic Numbers Are Worse Than Anyone Anticipated – Nicholas Jackson… – StumbleUpon

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Gawkers Traffic Numbers Are Worse Than Anyone Anticipated – Nicholas Jackson… – StumbleUpon. Not asking people what they want doesn’t work anymore. People are used to having choices, and you have to give people what they want or they leave. This article shows that clearly.

Western Digital MyBook Studio Edition II (via Xakriel’s Tech Support Blog)

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So is this WD fault or Firewire? Does this happen with other brands?

I was confused when a user recently decided to use a relatively new external hard drive, but it wasnt mounting on her computer. It looked like the computer didnt even recognize that the drive was attached. She was using a Mac, and Disk Utility wasnt seeing the drive at all when connected via FireWire 400. The odd thing was that I remembered partitioning the drive on my computer. As it turns out, there is an interesting issue, where USB (the me … Read More

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Hitachi bundled local and online storage

This is an interesting strategy. Offering free online storage as part of the purchase price of local storage. Seems like a great idea. I wonder if this will put companies like Crashplan and Mozy out of business? You can read more at this Macworld article.

Phantom of the Floppera – StumbleUpon

Phantom of the Floppera – StumbleUpon. This is great work. I wonder how long it took?

Docs Tech Notes: Create bootable USB drive using the OS X terminal – StumbleUpon

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Docs Tech Notes: Create bootable USB drive using the OS X terminal – StumbleUpon. Nice work. It makes the process pretty easy.